Glencoe, Illinois is a village located in Cook County, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. It is situated on the North Shore of the Chicago metropolitan area. The village is known for its upscale homes and its proximity to the Chicago Botanic Garden and the Skokie Lagoons. Glencoe is also home to the Chicago Botanic Garden's McDonald Woods, a 26-acre natural area that is home to a variety of plant and animal species. In addition, Glencoe has a number of parks and recreational facilities, including the Glencoe Beach and the Glencoe Golf Club. The village is served by the New Trier Township High School District and has a number of public and private schools..